Uttar Pradesh police were shocked after they recovered an US made rocket launcher from the Jawahar Bagh area.
“We have recovered a launcher which is made in USA. We will see the details first. It is under our custody,” Mathura SSP Bablu Kumar said.
In the aftermath of the Mathura violence, forensic teams and bomb disposal squads have recovered a US-made rocket launcher from Jawahar Bagh during search operations yesterday.The weapon was found during the search of 280 acres of government land, which was encroached by Swadheen Bharat Vidhik Satyagrahi outfit.
The rioters were heavily armed with automatic weapons and grenades. Police also recovered several country-made weapons and rifles.
On Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh ordered judicial probe into the violence. The probe will be conducted by a retired judge of Allahabad High Court and the inquiry committee has been asked to submit its report within two months.
Meanwhile, bowing to Opposition demand, Uttar Pradesh government yesterday ordered judicial probe into last week’s violence.
The probe will be conducted by a retired judge of Allahabad High Court Imtiyaz Murtaza and the inquiry committee has been asked to submit its report within two months.
Mathura SP Mukul Dwivedi and SHO Santosh Kumar Yadav were killed in the clash between the police and encroachers that broke out in the city on June 2 when police tried to evict illegal occupants, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi from Jawahar Bagh on Allahabad High Court orders.